On Saturday, September 22, 2018, BAPS Charities hosted the 10th annual community Health Fair in Philadelphia, PA. Over 160 individuals benefited from the volunteer services provided by 25 physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals who donated their time to advise participants on preventative care and provide tips to improve general health as well as mental well-being.
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family Practice (105), Cardiology (20), Endocrinology (22), Podiatry (15), Dentistry (51), Physical Therapy (12)
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (161), Basic Metabolic Panel (161), Lipid Panel (161), Hemoglobin A1C (161)
Number of Screening Tests: Blood Pressure (161), Glucose (161), Dental exam (51)
Opinions: “I think BAPS Charities does an incredible job reaching out to the community to provide these services. That is why I like to come back here every year,” Dr. Shailja Kaul, Endocrinologist, Philadelphia, PA.